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Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby ra_01 » 25 Jul 2016 08:20

Hi

Can anyone recommend a good workshop for common rail engines around JHB or PTA.

Took my vehicle for a service after my first 5000km to Nissan Midrand. It was only for oil and filter replacement. They charged me 2500 for it. They had to replace a rear break light globe, an extra 250 for it. All in all it costed be R3700.

I am not interested in using these guys anymore :thumbdown: . I don't mind driving to PTA. Been hearing about Graham in this forum. Is he also recommended for diesel engines?
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby SJC » 25 Jul 2016 08:27

is your vehicle still under warranty?
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby ricster » 25 Jul 2016 09:27

Yip Graham can do a diesel....hahaha... He is a straight up guy and will look after you properly !!!

I also assume your warranty is finished
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby Tinus lotz » 25 Jul 2016 09:36

If you twist micheals arm he will look at it but at this stage the man is busy :lol:
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby ra_01 » 25 Jul 2016 10:52

SJC wrote:is your vehicle still under warranty?


Yes it's out of warranty. Didn't sign up for extended warranty however, signed up for extended service plan though.

But I am making a habit of getting my SUV serviced for every 5000km.
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby Tinus lotz » 25 Jul 2016 11:11

Ok have you done any mods on it yet?
Madman? Remove cats? 3inch exhaust?block off egr? :oldtimer: that makes that crd a hole new animal to contend with :thumbup:
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby ra_01 » 25 Jul 2016 11:21

Tinus lotz wrote:Ok have you done any mods on it yet?
Madman? Remove cats? 3inch exhaust?block off egr? :oldtimer: that makes that crd a hole new animal to contend with :thumbup:


Nada...But planning on installing madman or its's equivalent...The intention is to keep it factory standard as much as possible
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby Tinus lotz » 25 Jul 2016 11:51

Ok i have driven plenty different patrols and i must say the 30l crd is a very impressive engine....
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There are some stuff that are there only to make life difficult for the owner....lol...
Removing the cat makes the engine get rid of hot exhaust gas mutch faster and putting a 3inch exhust helps in the same way you dont need to block egr but it stops all the carbon going into your motor only one benefitting from that is nissan with their euro 3 rating your motor doesn't need it as a matter of fact it makes it wear more
Speak to me if you wanna buy a madman mabe i can help :salute:
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Re: Workshop for CRD (JHB/PTA)

Postby ra_01 » 25 Jul 2016 21:21

Thanks for your input gentlemen :thumbup:
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